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SKILLMAN, N.J. (Women’s Tennis) – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the 2014 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team, a collection of the best collegiate tennis players from the 2013-14 season. After a stellar sophomore year, Lynn University’s Valentine Confalonieri has found her name on the list as the only female honoree in Division II.

Sunshine State Conference 8/26/2014
475 SSC Student-Athletes Receive D2ADA Academic Achievement Award

CLEVELAND (Academic News) – The Division II Athletics Directors Association (D2ADA) announced its 2013-14 D2ADA Academic Achievement Award recipients on Friday. A total of 475 student-athletes representing eight Sunshine State Conference institutions received the prestigious academic honor.

Sunshine State Conference 8/25/2014
Saint Leo Selected to Repeat as SSC Men's Soccer Champions in 2014

WINTER PARK, Fla. (Men’s Soccer) – Saint Leo earned six of the nine first place votes to be selected to repeat as Sunshine State Conference regular-season champions in 2014, it was announced Wednesday.

Sunshine State Conference 8/20/2014
Rollins Narrow Favorite to Win 2014 SSC Women's Soccer Title

WINTER PARK, Fla. (Women’s Soccer) – The 2013 Sunshine State Conference Tournament Champion and preseason NSCAA Division II No. 14 Rollins Tars narrowly received the nod as the favorite to win the 2014 SSC women’s soccer title.

Sunshine State Conference 8/20/2014
Tampa Favorite to win 10th Consecutive SSC Volleyball Title

WINTER PARK, Fla. (Volleyball) – The Tampa Spartans have won at least a share of the last nine Sunshine State Conference volleyball titles, including the last two SSC Championships outright with a combined 32-0 conference record. On Wednesday, Tampa was voted as the 2014 SSC preseason favorite for the sixth consecutive season.

Sunshine State Conference 8/20/2014
NSU Names Heather Barney New Head Rowing Coach

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Rowing) – Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey has named Heather Barney as the head coach of the NSU women's rowing program for the 2014-15 season.

Sunshine State Conference 8/20/2014
Saint Leo Names Former Lion Erin Kinberger Head Softball Coach

SAINT LEO, Fla. (Softball) – Former standout student-athlete Erin Kinberger has been tabbed as Saint Leo University's tenth softball coach, as announced by Director of Athletics Francis X. Reidy.  Kinberger most recently served as the head coach at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan., where she led the Tigers to a 107-51 record in her three years at the helm.

Sunshine State Conference 8/20/2014
Lynn's Chambers, Florida Southern's Swan Named D2CCA South Region Scholar-Athletes

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (Academic News) – On Wednesday, the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association announced its CCA Regional Scholar-Athlete awards The Sunshine State Conference (SSC) swept the South Region awards with Florida Southern College’s Robbie Swan winning the men’s award and Lynn University’s Ellen Chambers taking the women’s honor. The SSC swept these awards for the second consecutive year.

Sunshine State Conference 8/14/2014
Eight Former SSC Players Making an Impact in Major League Baseball, Led by Nova Southeastern with Three

WINTER PARK, Fla. (Baseball) – The NCAA Division II “Conference of National Champions” the Sunshine State Conference currently has eight former student-athletes on active Major League Baseball rosters. The SSC had nine players drafted this year in the 2014 MLB Draft.

Sunshine State Conference 8/13/2014
Five SSC Teams Receive AVCA Team Academic Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Volleyball) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its 2013-14 AVCA Team Academic Awards with a record-breaking 676 teams making the list. The Sunshine State Conference had five of its teams honored with the prestigious award.

Sunshine State Conference 8/6/2014